tv Bernie Sanders Press Availability at the Vatican CSPAN April 15, 2016 8:30pm-8:34pm EDT
>> i just want to say how thrilled the participants are today, at the pontifical social sciences to hear senator sanders and his powerful remarks today. all day we've been discussing the enormous crisis of inequality of income, the injustice of the world economy because we've been reflecting on on the 25th anniversary where pope john paul ii warned us of these things. greed and power is let out of moral control, we lose. senator sanders has been making this point again and again. every part of my country and around the world. i can tell you because i've been with the participants how thrilled the -- many of the leaders of his church and many participants around the world are thrilled to welcome senator sanders here.
>> what do you seek to accomplish here? sen. sanders: i believe that the pope has played an historical and incredible role in trying to create a new world economy and a new vision for the people of our planet. >> what you think? sen. sanders: we cannot continue to go forward when so few have so much, and when greed is such a destructive part of not only in the united states but also around this world. i have long been a supporter of the economic vision of pope francis, his views on climate change have played a profound role -- let me tell you. i'm a member of the senate committee on the environment.
pope francis' played a profound role in turning many people's -- minds around [inaudible] so when i received this invitation -- i know it's taking me away from the campaign trail for a day, but when i received this information it was so moving to me that it was something that i could simply [inaudible] >> thank you, everybody. [cheers and applause] >> during campaign 2016, c-span takes you on the road to the white house, as we follow the candidates on c-span, c-span c-span.org.
>> republican presidential candidate, governor john kasich of ohio, spoke on thursday at the new york city republican annual gala event. his remarks are about 20 minutes. [applause] gov. kasich: thank you. what a dinner. and they are going to serve, because i thought it would be better to move the program along. and, you gave me a round of applause for that, i know you are all hungry. i heard the donald talking about new york values, so i thought i would tell you at the beginning of this how i feel about